Why and how might firms respond strategically to violent conflict?
The aim of this study is to investigate factors – specifically stakeholder pressures – that may affect the likelihood that firms will respond to violent conflict. Survey and archival data on respondents from 471 multinational and local firms operating in 80 countries were used to explore these issues. Key findings include: (1) local stakeholder pressure is associated with the likelihood that firms will respond directly to violent conflict, collaborating with other organizations or working alone when doing so; and (2) international stakeholder pressure is associated with the likelihood that firms will respond indirectly to violent conflict, collaborating with other organizations or working alone.
Volume (Year): 43 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
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